At this time, PRC is providing on-site only, no-contact emergency food and financial assistance.  Art, job workshops, computer and literacy classes have transitioned to virtual classes. Visit Modified Food Hours to see current PRC food schedule.

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To learn more about COVID-19 updates and vaccine registration information, please visit the DuPage County Health Department website.

The DCHD COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at the DuPage County Fairgrounds is now offering walk-in vaccinations to anyone 16 years or older. Please visit here for more details.

For additional COVID-19 vaccine registration opportunities, please visit here.



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The Illinois Housing Department Authority (IHDA) has opened its 2021 Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) for landlords-only at this time. More information available here.

  • Tenants will have until Monday, June 14 to complete their portion of a landlord-initiated application.

Tenants may initiate their own application for rental assistance starting Monday, June 28 at 9:00 a.m.

What We Do

Food Pantry

Our pantry offers a variety of fresh, quality food to meet families’ choices and nutritional needs, and connects people with other services and resources.

Refurbished Computers & Training

From homework to finding a job, computers have become an essential tool in everyday life.  We all need technology and skills to thrive in the digital age.

Our free Refurbished Computers and Training Programs help you gain the skills and tools you need in this digital world.

Social Services

People’s Resource Center offers social services, financial assistance, and emergency rent and mortgage assistance to qualifying clients.  We connect with neighbors at risk of homelessness, to develop strategies to stay housed and stable.

Financial Assistance and Social Services

Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Job Assistance

Our neighbors seek to build and improve employment skills. The Job Assistance program at People’s Resource Center helps unemployed and underemployed residents of DuPage County find a job.  We provide free workshops and one-on-one job search coaching.

Art Program

Art helps us express ourselves in both times of challenge and times of joy. People’s Resource Center offers free art classes for DuPage County residents.  Classes include painting, ceramics, collage, and more.

Adult Learning & Literacy

Inclusive and informed communities are strong communities. The Adult Learning and Literacy program offers free instruction in English, math, and reading, as well as preparation for GED and citizenship tests.  Learning occurs in classrooms, small groups, and one-on-one sessions with volunteer tutors.

Clothes Closet

People’s Resource Center clients may shop in our Clothes Closet for free, gently-used, seasonal clothing for men, women, and children.

Clothes Closet

How You Can Help

Support PRC by becoming a volunteer.
Support PRC with your donations.
Participate in various events for PRC.

Upcoming Events

Ask the HR Manager

6th Annual Career Fair

9:00 am to 12:00 pm
People’s Resource Center’s (PRC) Job Assistance Program is hosting its 6th Annual Career Fair on two...
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Evening Painting Studio (Virtual)

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Paint along with a demo using either acrylic or watercolor paint. Learn different techniques and skills as you paint!...
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Paper Bowl Workshop (Virtual)

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Learn how to make a bowl out of every day objects like tissue paper and a balloon. Fun and simple to make for all...

Our Impact

For over 45 years, People’s Resource Center has greeted everyone with dignity, respect and compassion – and is a responsible steward of our resources.  PRC meets people where they are, every day.  In 2019, we reached nearly 25,000 neighbors with emergency help and empowering programs.  And everything PRC does is made possible by the over 2,600 inspiring volunteers and dedicated supporters who encourage us in our important work.

of PRC clients that visit our food pantry also access another program.